Spotting Error Set 65

In each of the following sentences, find if any part of the sentence (A), (B), (C) or (D) contains error. If there is no error mark “No Correction Required” as you answer.

Q1. Federer became the oldest man(1) /to win the singles title in the Open(2)/ Era — a full 14 years after he(3)/ claimed first the title as a scruffy, ponytailed upstart. (4)
A) (1)            B) (2)           C) (3)           D) (4)           E) No Error

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 Option D
Explanation: 

claimed first > First Claimed

Q2. Krishna Palle wonders(1) /whether he and his family, (2) /resident on Eldam’s Road(3) /is the oldest residents of the road. (4)

A) (1)              B) (2)            C) (3)             D) (4)             E) No Error

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 Option D
Explanation: 

is > Are

Q3. The Madras High Court verdict striking down(1)/ the Tamil Nadu government order that (2)/earmarked 85% of seats in undergraduate medical and dental(3) /courses for students from the State Board is no surprise at all. (4)

A) (1)             B) (2)             C) (3)          D) (4)              E) No Error

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 Option B
Explanation: 

that HAD earmarked

Q4. In a country with regional, (1) /economic and linguistic disparities, (2) /uniformity is no virtue, especially(3) /when it is thrusting on unwilling States. (4)

A) (1)              B) (2)              C) (3)               D) (4)              E) No Error

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 Option D
Explanation: 

thursting > thurst

Q5. It is to be hoped that National Security Adviser Ajit Doval’s coming visit(1) /to Beijing to attend a BRICS meeting hosted by his counterpart, and other(2)/ engagements in the run-up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit to Xiamen over the BRICS summit in September(3)/, will see this strategy bear fruit. (4)

A) (1)              B) (2)               C) (3)                     D) (4)                 E) No Error

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 Option C
Explanation: 

over > for

Q6. In January, an analysis by the nonpartisan(1)/ Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated that repealing Obamacare (2) /without a replacement would result in 32 million people losing insurance by 2026(3)/, including 19 million who would lose Medicaid coverage. (4)

A) (1)              B) (2)              C) (3)                   D) (4)                 E) No Error

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 Option E

Q7. Last month, Amnesty(1)/ International’s Turkey chair, Taner Kiliç (2)/, was also arrested(3)/, accused for links to Gülen. (4)

A) (1)             B) (2)              C) (3)             D) (4)                E) No Error

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 Option D
Explanation: 

for > of

Q8. The teacher(1)/ took a(2) / test in(3)/ Mathematics(4).

A) (1)              B) (2)                 C) (3)             D) (4)               E) No Error

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 Option B
Explanation: 

Took = Gave

Q9. Nothing ha(1)s/ or(2)/ could be(3)/ more fortunate. (4)

A) (1)             B) (2)              C) (3)                 D) (4)              E) No Error

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 Option A
Explanation: 

Has Been

Q10. This is (1)/the same(2) /dog who bit(3) /me(4).

A) (1)             B) (2)               C) (3)               D) (4)              E) No Error

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 Option C
Explanation: 

Who > As

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